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Misconfigured database leads to major data breach at UW Medicine

Seattle-based UW Medicine is announcing close to 1 million patients of a database configuration error that has exposed their protected health information on the internet for several weeks.  The files contained personal health information that UW Medicine is legally required to track in compliance with Washington state reporting requirements.

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UnitedHealthcare Helps People Manage Chronic Conditions Through Data-Powered Nerve Center As Navigate4Me Program Expands

UnitedHealthcare has announced that it will be increasing leverage data from it’s digital devices to their UnitedHealthcare Nerve Center. Their goal is to help patients manage chronic conditions by helping them enroll in the Medicare Advantage plan more effectively.

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4 Coding Changes Likely To Impact Healthcare Practices In 2019

Medical coding brings consistency to the documentation of treatments, procedures and other care patients receive.  Here are the top 4 coding changes medical coding specialists and other people who handle technical aspects of healthcare should be aware of.

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